The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 24 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 66 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.38% 13.84% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 39.76% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 14
Average daily rate £400 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 166 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.40% 34.80% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 111 57
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 7 £328 -25.14% 8
Gloucester -2 3 £550 +37.50% 2
Cirencester - 3 £400 - 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 18 (31.58%) DV Cleared
6 17 (29.82%) SQL
6 17 (29.82%) Finance
7 16 (28.07%) CSS
7 16 (28.07%) SOAP
8 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 14 (24.56%) Unix
9 14 (24.56%) Middleware
9 14 (24.56%) webMethods
10 13 (22.81%) XML
10 13 (22.81%) Scrum
10 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (22.81%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
12 10 (17.54%) UML
12 10 (17.54%) J2EE
12 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
13 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 9 (15.79%) RichFaces
13 9 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (15.79%) Struts
13 9 (15.79%) JSP
13 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
13 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 9 (15.79%) IBM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.79%) WebSphere
1 9 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (8.77%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) SSL
1 3 (5.26%) VPN
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
2 5 (8.77%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (8.77%) Protractor
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (8.77%) webMethods Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Tester
6 3 (5.26%) webMethods Architect
7 2 (3.51%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Manual Tester
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) CSS
2 16 (28.07%) SOAP
3 14 (24.56%) Middleware
4 13 (22.81%) REST
4 13 (22.81%) XML
5 11 (19.30%) Hibernate
6 10 (17.54%) J2EE
7 9 (15.79%) Ajax
7 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 9 (15.79%) Java EE
7 9 (15.79%) JSF
7 9 (15.79%) JSP
7 9 (15.79%) RichFaces
7 9 (15.79%) Spring
7 9 (15.79%) Struts
8 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel
8 8 (14.04%) JPA
8 8 (14.04%) RESTful
9 7 (12.28%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (22.81%) Scrum
3 10 (17.54%) UML
4 8 (14.04%) High Availability
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.77%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.77%) System Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) BDD
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Kanban
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
1 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) C
4 4 (7.02%) Groovy
5 3 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CCNA
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) webMethods
2 9 (15.79%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) Zend
7 1 (1.75%) Google
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